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“Active” surfaces control what’s on them: Researchers develop treated surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Researchers at MIT and in Saudi Arabia have developed a new way of making surfaces that can actively control how fluids or particles move across them. The work might enable new kinds of biomedical or...
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Advanced thin-film technique could deliver long-lasting medication: Nanoscale, biodegradable drug-delivery method could provide a year or more of steady doses

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
About one in four older adults suffers from chronic pain. Many of those people take medication, usually as pills. But this is not an ideal way of treating pain: Patients must take medicine frequently,...
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Light-induced nanocarriers switch on improved gene therapy

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
Nanocarriers are a useful means of transporting molecules such as genes to specific points in the body, for example to target tumors in cancer therapy. Such nanocarriers must be carefully controlled t...
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Cylinder scanning system used in the ZylScan-System of the Breitmeier Messtechnik Company

Nanotech-Now - August 7, 2014 - 7:45am
The visualization of the surface structure of cylinders in the range of microns is very work-intensive with insufficient results. The interesting characteristics of the surface are scratches, cavities...
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